Legal Analysis: Busola Dakolo, COZA Staff, Pastor Abiodun Fatoyinbo and Rape Laws in Nigeria

Over the past weekend, YNaija TV dropped an explosive interview conducted by Chude Jideonwo in which Busola Dakolo, wife of popular Nigerian musician Timi Dakolo, accused Nigerian Celebrity Pastor, Abiodun Fatoyinbo, of raping her. She alleged it happened twice while she was a teenager. – See the videos below. While there have been numerous accusations …

Music Publishers Association of Nigeria Makes Urgent Request to NCC to Reverse COSON Suspension

The Music Publishers Association of Nigeria (MPAN) makes an urgent appeal to the Nigerian Copyright Commission to reverse its decision to suspend The Copyright Society of Nigeria (COSON). I agree that the NCC should reverse COSON’s suspension, at this point. However, I stress that it is imperative that a newly constituted COSON board is in …

@MIDEM 2018: Watch all the panels on Copyright & Entertainment Law – @ChrisUnLimited, @DinaLaPolt, Cary Sherman @RIAA

Watch all the copyright and entertainment law panel discussions at the just concluded MIDEM conference held from June 5th to 8th, 2018 in France. Panel discussions include remarks/commentary from AML subscriber and colleague Dina LaPolt, RIAA President Cary Sherman and Chris Cooke, founder of Complete Music Update. -Ms.Uduak Copyright Reforms in North America: What Next? …

Noble Igwe Criticized for Urging EFCC to Arrest “Yahoo Boys” Who Use Record Labels as a Front for Fraudulent Activities

“Noble Igwe, a Nigerian blogger, ignited a commotion on social media Saturday, hours after calling on the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) to intensify its crackdown on financial crimes culprits. On Friday, the EFCC said its operatives raided a nightclub in Ikoyi, Lagos, and arrested about a dozen suspected Internet fraudsters, widely known locally …

#Headies2018 – Aramide, Ebiye & Sexism in Nigeria’s Music Industry

The Headies considered Nigeria’s most prestigious music awards event, was held over the weekend in Lagos at the Eko Hotel & Suites Convention Center. The awards had 18 categories and about 70 nominees. Of the 70 nominees, 10 were women and 6 of them walked away with awards for the evening. One such woman was …